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Rubiah Sea Garden is situated about 23.5 km west of Sabang by road, or
about 7 km by boat, adjacent to Iboih village. The Indonesian
Government has established this water area of 2600 hectares around
Rubiah Island as a special nature reserve. Being located in Sabang bay
the waters here are calm and crystal clear too (25 m visibility) the
sea here abounds with an incredible variety of colorful tropical fish
and coral reefs. We can find gigantic clams, angelfish, school of
parrotfish, lionfish, sea fans, and much more.
snorkeling, Octopus and Stingrays (not dangerous to observer) are sure
sightings here. Try viewing the coral from glass bottom boat. Sunbathe
or stroll on the remote white sand beaches of the adjacent shores.
Undoubtedly, one of the best-kept secrets in the world of tourism is a
paradise for snorkeling and scuba diving. The distance to the coral is
only 5 m from the shore. For those who just cannot get themselves to
leave this spot, accommodation and meals are available from the
villagers of Iboih upon request.